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04:15 EDT 27th August 2016 | BioPortfolio

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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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9 Out of 10 Strokes Could Be Prevented, Study Finds

FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 -- Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability but the vast majority of strokes are preventable, according to a new study. Researchers discovered that 10 controllable risk ...

Are 90% of strokes avoidable? . . . and other stories

90% of strokes avoidable?A global survey of risk factors for stroke across 188 countries during 1990-2013 concludes that more than 90% of the burden from strokes is attributable to modifiable risk... ...

Strokes increasingly affect young adults ages 25-44

Body: Although most people believe that strokes only happen to the elderly, a new feature from Kaiser Health News follows the story of a young woman in her 30s who suffered a stroke and explores ...

Nine out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health rules – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNine out of 10 strokes preventable if people follow 10 health rulesTelegraph.co.ukNine in 10 strokes are preventable if people follow 10 health rules, a major study has shown. Although ...

Study: More than 90 percent of strokes are preventable

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death globally, but it turns out a vast majority of them could be prevented, according to findings published July 15 in the British journal The Lancet.  

Most Strokes Are Preventable

Most Strokes Preventable: Be Informed, Knowledge is Power!May is National Stroke Awareness Month. However, awareness about risk factors and preventions of stroke should be yearlong. One messages docto...

Blood pressure in the elderly: How low is too low?

A recent publication in a fine peer-reviewed medical journal of the SPRINT study proved that lowering our blood pressure to the old target of 120/80 or less led to fewer heart attacks, strokes, and ki...

Researchers find worries about elderly falls lead to preventive action

Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering conducted a survey on falls among the elderly and discovered that Americans are very worried about an elderly parent falling—and that this worry l...

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Effect of toothbrushes and denture brushes on heat-polymerized acrylic resins.

It is important to choose an appropriate brush for denture cleaning to prevent damage to the surface properties of prosthetic devices. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the abrasiveness of too...

Endovascular Therapy in Strokes with ASPECTS 5-7 May Result in Smaller Infarcts and Better Outcomes as Compared to Medical Treatment Alone.

Intra-arterial therapy (IAT) for large vessel occlusion strokes (LVOS) has been increasingly utilized. The benefit of IAT in patients with midrange Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Sco...

High-Intensity Signal in Carotid Plaque on Routine 3D-TOF-MRA Is a Risk Factor of Ischemic Stroke.

Carotid atherosclerotic disease is recognized as an important risk factor for brain ischemic events. However, high-grade stenosis does not always cause ischemic strokes, whereas moderate-grade stenosi...

Super-aging and social security for the most elderly in China.

This article is dedicated to an under-researched area, the demographic development and social welfare for the most elderly (aged ≥80 years) in The People's Republic of China. Based on national censu...

The effect of high indoor temperatures on self-perceived health of elderly persons.

Exposure to high ambient temperatures leads to an increase in mortality and morbidity, especially in the elderly. This relationship is usually assessed with outdoor temperature, even though the elderl...

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